Stephanie J. Lowe

Stephanie J. Lowe Associate

Stephanie provides representation and legal counsel to public entities and educational institutions in matters pertaining to employment law, labor law, and education.  Stephanie's practice includes advising clients on employment policies and providing litigation and arbitration support in a multitude of employment-related matters, including hiring, discipline, discrimination, disability, harassment, and retaliation.  Stephanie has extensive experience advising employers throughout the state on the Affordable Care Act, California's Paid Sick Leave law, California's Kin Care Leave, Family and Medical Leave Act, and California Family Rights Act.

Stephanie works with many private school clients on a wide range of matters, including enrollment agreements, employment contracts, student/parent handbooks, student immunizations, leaves, the interactive process, disciplinary issues, and wage and hour issues.  Stephanie's experience with community college and public K-12 districts includes advice and counsel regarding the Paid Sick Leave law, leaves, the Affordable Care Act, and conflict of interest matters.  Stephanie also has experience in assisting with community college district investigations regarding discrimination and harassment.

Prior to joining Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Stephanie worked with the UC Hastings Civil Justice Center where she advocated on behalf of underprivileged clients regarding matters such as wage and hour and unemployment insurance disputes. Additionally, she served as a judicial extern for The Honorable Thomas J. Whelan, United States District Court, San Diego.

Stephanie graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles and received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.  During law school, Stephanie was a Senior Articles Editor of the Hasting Women's Law Journal and worked as a law clerk in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore's San Francisco office.  She also studied abroad at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany.

Education

  • JD, University of California, Hastings College of Law

  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles

Feb 18, 2015 Webinars on Demand
12 Questions Regarding Student Immunizations at California Independent Schools
Jun 5, 2017

Is Your Public Agency Aware of These Lesser Known Job-Protected Leaves?

Many public agencies are familiar with the well-known reasons why an employee can take time off of work. However, in California, there are a few “lesser known” leaves that often get overlooked. 

Oct 11, 2016

When Retirees Earn Post-Retirement Income, Is Your Agency Responsible for Their Increased Costs to Medicare?

After the retirement parties are over, some individuals never truly retire.  Instead of taking it easy, some retirees choose to perform post-retirement work for non-CalPERS employers.  For example, a retired police captain may work for a private security firm and or a retired Human Resources director may open a private consulting practice.  While a retiree’s work for a non-CalPERS employer does not raise any issues regarding public agencies hiring retired annuitants, what many retirees do not realize is that if they earn a high amount of income and qualify for Medicare, Social Security will charge them an increased amount of their participation in Medicare.  This increased amount is called an “income-related monthly adjustment amount” (“IRMAA”).

Jun 1, 2016

Governor Brown Signs New Vaccination Bill, SB 277, Into Law - What Public Schools Need to Know

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Governor Brown signed into law a bill designed to...

Jun 1, 2016

Governor Brown Signs New Vaccination Bill, SB 277, Into Law - What Private Schools Need to Know

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Governor Brown signed into law a bill designed to ...

Mar 15, 2016

Court of Appeal Hears Oral Arguments on Scope of PERB's Factfinding Procedures (AB 646)

On March 14, 2016, the Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District, Div...

Education

  • JD, University of California, Hastings College of Law

  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles

Feb 18, 2015 Webinars on Demand
12 Questions Regarding Student Immunizations at California Independent Schools
20 March 2017
Customized Trainings

Preventing Workplace Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation

San Diego County Water Authority San Diego
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16 March 2017
Consortium Trainings

The Art of the Performance Evaluations: Speaking Up without Talking Down

CAIS Consortium San Francisco
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16 March 2017
16 March 2017
9 March 2017
Customized Trainings

Preventing Workplace Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation

San Diego County Water Authority San Diego
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9 February 2017
Consortium Trainings

Performance Management: Evaluation, Documentation and Discipline

Imperial Valley ERC Imperial
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Education

  • JD, University of California, Hastings College of Law

  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles

Feb 18, 2015 Webinars on Demand
12 Questions Regarding Student Immunizations at California Independent Schools
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